That’s okay! Once you’ve done your mandatory safety training, you’ll find that many skills from your previous career or life are transferable to the yachting industry.
So many careers...
Maybe you’ve found FreshYacht because you’re looking for a life of adventure.
You might think you've got skills that'll help you work on yachts.
Or maybe you love to travel and want to see more places around the world and experience different cultures.
Whatever your reason, you’re here because you have a dream.
Let’s be honest, sometimes dreams can be scary.
Big goals can be...
Antigua in the Caribbean is one of the hot spots for the yachting community. So if Florida is really not your thing, or you just want a little more adventure, Antigua might be a fun, tropical place to base yourself for job hunting!
Here’s what you need to know to start your job hunt in Antigua:
Be aware of current immigration...
Today, we’re talking with Vicky. She launched her superyacht chef career (during Covid, no less) after completing our course Superyacht Chef Academy, and has not looked back since.
If you’re on the fence about making a career change or feeling paralyzed by the need to learn about a new industry, Vicky’s story should inspire you to make the leap!
Wearing the wrong size clothes can be uncomfortable, impractical, or downright impossible - and choosing a chef position on a yacht size that’s mismatched to your skills and experience can be equally frustrating.
Today we’re diving into the three levels of chef positions on superyachts -- the requirements of each size yacht, and the other ways you’ll know which is the best fit for you!
Small private yachts -- usually between 22-36...
Myth #1: You need lots of training or experience in the industry to get a job on a yacht. If you didn’t grow up boating, you’ll never have a chance.
Fact: Absolutely false! Although the industry may seem confusing or difficult to break into...
With the opportunity to be incredibly creative, use the freshest ingredients from local markets, and create lasting memories for guests, a superyacht chef position can be a truly rewarding experience.
But how to get started? If you're intimidated by the idea of cooking on yachts and you think you don't have enough experience, Yacht Cook Lorien tells us an easy way to start a yacht cooking career.
One new exotic port after another.
Water toys, delicious meals, and a luxurious yacht to call your home.
While all of that is true for the guests -- as a crew member, you’ll have a slightly different experience.
That said, you can still enjoy and explore all of these things when you’re not working.
If you've been interested in a yacht crew career, but you're...
There are so many reasons this position is an incredible opportunity for anyone with cooking skills.
Here we tell you about the top 6 reasons you'll absolutely love the position of superyacht chef.
Chefs are in high demand on yachts!
For a captain, finding a qualified chef who can also work on yachts, is harder than it sounds.
So if you have strong culinary...
At this time, most ships are requiring crew and guests to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, making it possible to enter every country where the cruise ships stop.
If you've been thinking about traveling and working at sea, but you're wondering about the difference between cruise ship vs superyacht life, this post is for you.
Here’s a quick...
This free guide will help you kickstart your superyacht journey so you'll be ready to start this exciting career and the life you've dreamed of.